Kathara Village, with population of 9462 is Kanpur sub district's the 5th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kathara village is 15 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 633 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Kathara which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Kanpur and distance from Kathara village to Kanpur is 30 km. The village comes under Kathara panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 32 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 32 km away. 0.38 square kilometer (3%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 9462 people, among them 5084 (54%) are male and 4378 (46%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kathara village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1719 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kathara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,462 7,396 2,066 0 1,285
Male 5,084 3,960 1,124 0 696
Female 4,378 3,436 942 0 589

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 861 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 868, in schedule caste is 838. There are 846 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 6131 people in the village are literate, among them 3586 are male and 2545 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kathara is 75%. 82% of male and 67% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Kathara has 37% (3515) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 17% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kathara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 30 8 63
Male 55 47 8 45
Female 17 9 8 83